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Town of Ocean City, Maryland <br /> Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) <br /> ByLaws <br /> <br />Page 1 of 2 Updated: June 26, 2018 <br />BICYCLE & PEDESTRIAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE (BPAC) <br /> <br />I. ESTABLISHMENT: <br /> <br />Pursuant to Resolution No. 18-__ of the Town of Ocean City, Maryland, approved at the July 2, <br />2018 Council Meeting, the Mayor & City Council establish a Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory <br />Committee (BPAC), hereinafter referred to as “Committee”. <br /> <br />II. PURPOSE & RESPONSIBILITIES: <br /> <br />A. Purpose: The Committee will advise and provide recommendations to Town officials and <br />Town staff on all matters relating to the use of a bicycle as a means of transportation <br />and recreation in Town. The Committee will not have authority to direct Town officials <br />or Town staff to take actions. <br />B. Responsibilities: In carrying out the Purpose, the Committee will: <br />1. Bicycle Masterplan: Assist in the development and implementation of a Bicycle <br />Masterplan; <br />2. Capital Improvement Projects (CIP): Review the Town’s publicly available CIP <br />and provide recommendations regarding opportunities to implement bicycle <br />and pedestrian infrastructure; <br />3. MDOT Bikeways: Provide recommendations and input on submitting annual <br />grant applications for MDOT Bikeways projects; <br />4. Bike Infrastructure Projects: Review Plans prepared for bicycle infrastructure <br />projects and provide feedback; <br />5. Biking Education: Provide educational events at local schools; <br />6. Bike to Work: Coordinate “Bike to Work” events and assist with implementing <br />an annual “Bike to Work” day; <br />7. Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) Application: Provide assistance in the <br />preparation of a BFC Application; <br />8. Existing Infrastructure: Review existing Town bike routes and provide <br />recommendations for improving existing infrastructure; <br />9. Complete Streets Policy: Provide assistance in the development and <br />implementation of a Complete Streets policy. <br /> <br />III. MEMBERSHIP: <br /> <br />A. Number: The Committee will consist of 8 to 9 members. <br />B. Appointment: The Committee members will be appointed by the Mayor with the advice <br />and consent of the Town Council. <br />C. Qualifications: The Committee should consist of the following members: <br />1. 1 member owning a business located within Town corporate limits; <br />2. 2 members who are residents of the Town and who represent individuals <br />engaging in bicycle activity within Town corporate limits; <br />3. 1 member of Town Engineering Staff;